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energy. the former government said it would aim to take all reactors off line within a couple of decades but now a new government is in power and promising a different approach. >> reporter: prime minister abe is putting everything on the table when it comes to japan's energy policy. he and others in the committee have said they will explore possibilities including restarting nuclear reactors. >> translator: we need to decide our energy policy based on technical assessments. we will not start with the conclusion of halting nuclear power generation by the 2030s. >> reporter: the previous administration led by former prime minister yoshihko noda drafted an energy policy that stated the government would aim to shut down all nuclear plants by the 2030s. before last year's accident in fukushima, nuclear power accounted for 26% of the total energy supply in japan. currently only two out of 50 reactors in the country are online adding a mere 3% to the supply. fossil fuels are taking up the slack. utilities are paying more to import lng or liquefied natural gas to fire thermal plants. many are p
to question the use of atomic energy. the former government said it would aim to take all reactors off line within a couple of decades but now a new government is in power and promising a different approach. >> reporter: prime minister abe is putting everything on the table when it comes to japan's energy policy. he and others in the committee have said they will explore possibilities including restarting nuclear reactors. >> translator: we need to decide our energy policy based on technical assessments. we will not start with the conclusion of halting nuclear power generation by the 2030s. >> reporter: the previous administration led by former prime minister yoshihko noda drafted an energy policy that stated the government would aim to shut down all nuclear plants by the 2030s. before last year's accident in fukushima, nuclear power accounted for 26% of the total energy supply in japan. currently only two out of 50 reactors in the country are online adding a mere 3% to the supply. fossil fuels are taking up the slack. utilities are paying more to import lng or liquefied natural gas to fire
to save someone's soul. he in turn was drawn to her strength, her morals, her driving energy and her unwavering ambition, and her indomitable drive. but within a short time she realized he was and in court jubal drunk. -- in court jubal drunk. and despite his own international celebrity, he could not spare her rising thing. rebecca west who have met thompson in london in 1921, whom jim spoke about in his introduction, and later when dorothy was a chief of the bureau in berlin, was as courageous and as an domino ball as american friend, possibly more so. kindred spirits intent on breaking through that concrete ceiling of male-dominated literature and journalism. they both were intent on confronting the pivotal issues of their times head-on. and they would remain friends all of their lives. rebecca west had as humble a beginning as dorothy thompson eric she was born so silly isabel fairfield on the outskirts of london in 1892 to a scotch highland mother with musical aspirations, and a truly gifted journalist father. when he left them, abandoned them to poverty, when she, too, was only
centers by design consume vast amounts of energy in an incon grewously wasteful manner, interviews and documents show. >> guest: that's right. yeah. and, um, we also point out that the different players in this industry do behave differently. so there are better players, and there are more wasteful players. there is a range. we started talking about the typical data center. the data centers that are using most of the energy out there doing these digital tasks, everything from banks to big department stores, and what i meant by that was that, um, the computers in these data centers typically are actually not doing anything but drawing electricity for the most part. most of the electricity, in fact, a large majority of the electricity that goes into a typical data center is really powering a computer that's waiting for something to do. and these things once they're turned on, because we as consumers insist that this infrastructure always be available and nebraska run out of -- and never run out of capacity, those computers are sitting there just waiting for us to call upon them to do
quick from a ceo, particularly from a an industry giant. speaking of energy industry giants now that the election is over what will happen with the keystone xl pipeline? it is planned to stretch from canada to the gulf of mexico and has been plagued with controversy since day one. construction on the southern leg is underway but the northern section is still up for debate. transcanada hopes its most recently revised route will ease concerns over nebraska's environmentally sensitive sand hills region and i had a chance to ask ceo russ germing to lay out the details. tell me about the route. hopefully we can put the picture up again. there are a quite a few little loops along the way to make sure it doesn't touch this environmentally sensitive area. in a way are you sort of calling the president's bluff, saying, well, we have done everything we're supposed to, now approve it? >> i think we'veone that, we've done everything that we are supposed to do for the wholerocess tha started well over four years ago. and, this is just the latest, you know, adjustments we made to the route. t
to save someone's soul. he in turn was drawn to her strength, her moral core, herd driving energy and her unwavering ambition and her drive, but within a short time she realized he was an incorrigible drunk, and despite his own international celebrity, she could not bear her rising fame. rebecca west who have meant constant in 1921, whom jim spoke about in his introduction, and later when dorothy was the chief of the bureau in berlin was as courageous as her american trend, possibly more so spirits intent on breaking through that concrete ceiling of male dominated the literature and journalism they both were intent on confronting the pivotal issues of their time head-on, and they would remain friends of their lives. it was as humble as a beginning as dorothy. she was born sicily isabel on the a outskirts of london in 18922 space thailand mother with musical aspirations in a truly gifted journalist father when she abandoned them to poverty. she was both devastated and in the liberated. as angry as she was, she liked thompson was able to convince herself. naughty and rebellious ms. fairfiel
of the guest which is why franklin told us they began to sink after three days. the toll and energy is a huge. they say you know when a marriage is falling apart as the husband or wife conversation progress is logically. [laughter] he was once part jew. [laughter] it's impossible to convene the smallest and most transitory of human groups without them improvising at the can on discovery social structure which is to say culture. the culture grows in mysterious ways and has nothing to do with reason. is it reasonable for example that all americans have to say what seems to be the trouble officer? [laughter] where was it written or do they have to say we can't come to the phone right now but if you leave your name and phone number? where in the worlds are these described? the culture extemporizes itself and in response to the communal from necessity to deal with what also extemporizes the mess. he's no less the political views or the modes of organizations can derive from the limited recuring number of human problems and human solutions. the left discovery of global warming, the sinfulness of ma
check on the markets. energy and metals are trading higher now, wtis up about 55 cents. brent crude up 65 cents. also want to check in on the gold price, as well. gold right now down about slightly under the flat line there, 1,-658. well below the 1,700 mark. the cme globex has been closed for christmas. it's going to reopen at 6:00 a.m. eastern time. that goes for treasuries and the foreign exchange market, as well. >> as for action in the overseas markets, the u.k. is closed today for boxing day as are some of the former brish colonies. in europe the dax down about there about 35 points, around half a percent. and overnight in japan, the nikkei, the yen falling to a 20-month low. you have the nikkei up 1.5%. the nikkei -- yen versus the dollar as shinzo abe returns to office as japan's new prime minister, promising monetary and fiscal reforms. we have the shanghai composite there up about a quarter percent. >>> all right. in today's top stories, the u.s. is five days away from going over the fiscal cliff. president obama is cutting his holiday vacation short, returning to washington
, and that really release energy and restored some confidence also for the bureau. in 2013, people see more share market. the dax could reach a new record highs. people do expect it to be a bumpy road again. the growth percentage-wise probably not quite as big as it was this year. >> let's take a look at the numbers now on the last day of trading in frankfurt. the dax ended the day just over 0.5% down. euro stoxx 50 lost more ground than that. as for the dow over in new york, it is down 0.6%. the euro shedding just a little bit of ground against the dollar. >> in other news now, the united states says it deeply regrets the passage of a new law in russia that bars american citizens from adopting russian children. president vladimir putin has signed the law, which places new strains on bilateral relations. >> the new law comes in response to american legislation that withholds visas to russians accused of human rights violations and freezes their u.s. assets. >> most bills signed by president putin have not been subjected to so much public scrutiny, but the ban on americans adopting russian childre
is doing to you at that moment? are you simply taking it in, that's where the energy and that's where clearly the direction comes from the score. >> yeah, absolutely, yeah. it's the music. it's the music. i study a lot, really. and i'm studying all-- . >> rose: study what. >> you know, i love to go deeply in music. >> when you study the dor what are you looking for? what is if that speaks to you? >> what speaks to me? well,. >> is it knowing where the computers head was? what he was or she, what he was thinking at the moment s it getting to what might have been at the moment that that note was taken from this head and this heart and put there on that page? >> you start to think from that point. but at the send, remember that you are recreating. you are recreating, so sometimes let's put the example of the beethoven. beethoven is a kpotser very difficult to approach because you have let's say rules in david tobin music. you have to use a small orchestra. you have a very special kind of sound to approach. but at the end there is subjective because i'm sure that beethoven at his time, he
have more energy than me? you're, like, eight!" [ male announcer ] for every 2 pounds you lose through diet and exercise alli can help you lose one more by blocking some of the fat you eat. simple. effective. advantage: mom. let's fight fat with alli. have a healthier holiday at letsfightholidayfat.com. >>> this morning, my question -- what is next for american labor? and a letter to north carolina's outgoing governor, and plus mhp foot soldiers joining us here in nerdland and what is it going to be, deal or no deal? good morning, i'm melissa harris-perry, and let's start with howie mandel. yes, howie mandel. there is a lot we can learn from him. when you think of howie, you may think of the standup xhecomedia with a surgical glove on his head and he has survived and thrived in the brutal world of entertainment, but this is the howie mandel i'm interested in today. >> deal or no deal. >> you see, it turns out that the howie of deal or no deal might have something to teach us about our no deal congress. yes sh yes, nerdland, this is where game theory meets game show theory. this week, i
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away from energy and industrials. >> talking of counting down. 15 minutes to go before the closing bell. the dow is down by 17 point but, you know, we're not really moving much at all. >> have you heard of euclid? that's what weather forecasters have named this monster storm hitting the east coast right now. our friends at the weather channel will show you the latest storm track coming up. >> and plus, how will euclid impact wall street? find out what the traders are daying next, first in business worldwide. >>> it is cold and it is ugly and it is snowing outside right now, and it is pretty much that way for most of the northeast thanks to this winter storm that's dumping snow on much of the east coast. the weather channel's danielle banks has more. >> hi there. maybe you were dealing with family drama and today we're dealing with weather drama so no holiday would be complete without some drama and still lot of that going on for locations with tornado watches through 5:00. the storms have definitely made significant progress since yesterday. so we're backing things up for you about 24 h
before he died with full energy though he was incredibly frail. he said to a friend, i should have run a national theater. that's what i should have done with my life. >> charlie: (laughing) did it impact his writing? >> in fact... charlie: simon. his writing is a performance. charlie: exactly. you feel more than you do with any other great writer in the presence of the author you feel him doing it for you, wanting your admiration for the virs yosity of the different voices that he employs. even the passages are like great arias. it's all a performance. >> his daughter reported that she saw him standing in front of a mirror and acting something out. he asked her about it. he gave her a very interesting answer. he said, well, if you asked someone to list the ways in which an old man walks he might think of eight or ten things but a decent actor is imitating 100 mowings. he would rush to his desk after acting out and write down what he had just done. the acting and the writing were won. snairlts robert, you were going to add what? >> don't talk about it. do it. that's what's he used to s
are financials which are the best performing sector of 2012. taking a turn south in today's session. energy and materials actually also joining the fray among the leading laggers within the sectors that we followed. we also wanted to point out jcpenney. it was an outlier and today it reverses. it's having its worst day in six weeks, i believe. the reason being there was an article in the wall street journal saying it's a do or die year for jcpenney. >> wow. that was an intraday chart. normally they fall and then they hold. this thing looks like a ski slope. getting worse and worse as the session goes on. >> yes. >> thank you, mary. >>> in terms of percentage declines, the nasdaq is the biggest winner or loser. seema mody, following the winners. >> seems like investors are following the developments or lack of developments out of washington. that's what's weighing on the nasdaq. we're down about a percent. large cap tech. google down a percent. apple down a similar amount. two headlines to watch on shares of apple, holiday retail survey shows customer satisfaction with apple's online stores
will necessarily rise that much on this increasing consumption. but i see no reason to believe that energy prices will fall. >> well, the thing about the u.s. is that the u.s. is actually becoming more energy efficient. and there is legislation in place over the next ten years or so that vehicle efficiency standards, for example, are going to improve. mileage per gallon standards are improvi improving. we will see the economy growing, you're right. don't forget in the gasoline pool, there's more biofuels being used. the link between gdp growth and oil demand growth is not actually going to be that robust. >> i suppose the surprise, thinking through the numbers, the u.s. is not going to grow faster this year than last year even if you're optimistic. europe is not going to grow much. the global economy's going to trundle along. forget nymex which has had particularly american problems. what are driving non-american oil prices to hold these levels? >> here we go. we're right about the economy. i think we're happy about the economy. most analysts expect global oil demand growth in 2013 to be less tha
for reasons we don't understand. perhaps for example by giving you extra energy stores for times of illness. but the main message continues to be obesity increases your risk for early death. this is what i tell my patients. weight is just one factor in your health. if somebody comes in and they're a little overweight and their exercising and their numbers are good, blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar, i'll tell them don't gain a lot more, i don't want you to become obese. on the other hand if the numbers are not good i'm going to encourage them to lose weight. >> mason: but maybe like what our grandmothers used to say to us, a little extra padding may not be so bad. >> that padding around the middle is particularly dangerous, anthony, because we found out belly fat increases the risk of heart attack, stroke, cancer and even dementia. >> mason: it so matters where the fat is. >> definitely. there's no free lunch, bottom line. >> mason: (laughs) okay. dr. jon lapook, thanks, jon. pennsylvania's governor said today he's suing the n.c.a.a. claiming it overstepped its ority when it penalize
. >> that guy is such a workhorse so much fun to watch. unbelievable that this rookie, he's able to see energy he has, and just able to last the whole game and put up the kind of numbers. >> he's under the radar of roberts, so i thought that this guy was sensational, and to me, he belongs, he should be the redskins most valuable player. >> that offensive line did a great job, especially back side, those guys getting across the field, cut-back lanes, that's what you want to see out of your offensive lane. they did a terrific job of giving morris a chance to run big. >> rgiii is freezing the dallas defense. he is houdini. talking hocus-pocus, you don't know what rgiii is going do with that ball. i wonder if there is a quarterback or even a player in the nfl with as quick of hand, the way he cab go. of course he is actually unleashing morris because the cowboys have to-- >> well, i think the play itself is a college play. that kind of play is a tough play. i still say morris, no matter what does he with it, you hand it to him, you pitch it to him, he has just done an incredible job this whole yea
. natural gas, energy exploration in this country is turning into a big tailwind. how much do you dismiss those, if at all? >> i think they're all great stories. second half 2013 could be excellent and growth could really accelerate. all the things you mentioned are important. i would also allow the fact that household debt to income is going to fall back by the end, we think of next year, back to the long-term equilibrium level. the health sector is healthy. raised a lot of capital. europe has stabilized. but the problem is the politics. it's hard to quantify the politics. and we've seen business confidence also move lower. so it's really all about washington. if we get some clarity on the fiscal side, i think growth next year could be much better than what we're looking at at the moment. >> that is a big if. joe, have a great new year's. see you in 2013. >> same to you, carl. >> the markets are set to open lower. the nasdaq closing in negative territory for the last five sessions. the major indices are still on track to end with gains. having the best year in 2010. the s&p 500 up more t
and watched that victory and i have never seen a sold-out crowd watching the warriors before and the energy and enthusiasm was contagious. >> nothing beats winning. it just kind of soothing everything. and the feeling is great for them. they got the l.a. clippers who have won 17 in a row coming up on wednesday. >> where do you return christmas gifts? >> me? >> none of them. >> speak for yourself. >> i know, right? i got coal. where do you return that? [ laughter ] >> you were good this year. >> i lat to interrupt this with breaking news but there does appear to be a deal on the "fiscal cliff." lawmakers are at work on capitol hill. >> so is the cbs 5 newsroom. we'll have the latest as it unfold. see you at 10:00 and 11:00. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com ,,,, ,,,, look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, wai
.s. becoming energy independent on its own. do you really think it will happen? because i still talk to a couple of people in the oim and gas industry that say, you know what? it's a far cry from the reality out there. we're still going to see the middle east being the dominating oil exporter. >>. >> i think in terms of any oil forecast, my experience is i'm lucky if i can forecast the oil price more than six months. so to forecast it eight years out, what's happened also is in terms of supply is that last year another reason why the oil price got held up was that we had problems in the north sea. the only nonopec user who came up with the goods was the u.s. everybody else failed as they always do. >> i was just wondering, christian, what your thoughts are. also, we were looking at the higher oil prices. higher being anything north of 100 at the time saying it's going to slow down a recovery in markets. this time around, now we're using to prices being in the region of 100. but what are your thoughts when you look at oil at the moment? >> well, we've had these two years where in wint
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nuclear energy budgets, is that correct? >> hard to imagine but, yes. >> reporter: at the same time, you start to give lots of dinner parties and having people in your home. they were your guinea pigs. >> they were. i worked my way through julia charles, mastering the art of french cooking. i learned how to cook from that. i left the budget behind. now, you get to make shortbread, which is so much better. >> i start with a quarter of pound of butter, room temperature, very important and a cup of sugar. >> reporter: what is your typical weekend morning like? >> jeffrey likes to write so i usually work on recipes. i will go to the barn and work on a recipe that's been bothering me, have friends to dinner. >> reporter: for the holidays, the routine doesn't change much except with time to ring in the new year and the party moves from long island to paris. >> i always make something really simple like pasta with white truffles or lemon capallini with caviar. it takes ten minutes to make aund can make it at mitt night with a little glass of champagne and cheese. >> reporter: do you ever make r
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than hers, and i saw those clothes with energy. and i get less? this is unfair. unassetable there's a difference in minimum wage and not a difference in the skills of youth. the minimum wage is 21 years and older went up by 11p but for 16 to 18 it stayed the same. is this snare this is up acceptable. this is a campaign, there needs to be a change. thank you. [applause] >> who have we got from the northwest? the northwest. massive troop of people from the northwes ha you all notpoken before? okay. what about the guy at the end? yes. right at the end with the gra suit. >> i'm daniel and i'm from the northwest. minimum wage isn't the be all end all of wages. [inaudible] young people we don't have much experience, massive unemployed people from all ages. they've got more advantage than . we have to pay -- [inaudible] >> we have to can useoo that to our advantage. thank you. >> okay. the young woman in the corner of the chamber. with flowers in her hair, leapt to her feet and has been striving regularly to contribute. now you can be heard. >> i'm from the southwest of england. we can c
with lots of good energy. lots of people here, ready to kick off their new year. many of them are probably heading out to times square tonight. i'm erica hill along with willie geist and andrea canning. matt, savannah and natalie have the morning off. we have ideas for your last-minute party that your guests will never forget. >>> a lot of people are making new year's resolutions that a lot of people won't keep. but there's a scientific method out there for keeping your new year's residency res luolution. >> my resolution is to spend more time with you. >> dripping with sincerity, too. >> it is, it is. >> what you can expect in the new year with entertainment, politics and technology, including a new website from the creators of twitter. that's a big deal. >> first, we want to say hello to carson daly, hosting new year's festivities tonight. >> hi, mom. >> number nine for you. >> oh, my gosh, yeah. mtv years added in, it's like number 15 i've-in times square. it's a tradition i've grown to love. i heard al say it's almost -- '09 was record cold. and we're going to reach that. >> bundle up
my energy and soul to restore that america, to lift our eyes to a better future. a week later, democrats hosted their convention in charlotte, north carolina. and president obama and vice president biden accepted their nominations for re-election. on september the 11th, gunmen killed the u.s. ambassador to libya chris stevens and three other americans at the american consulate in benghazi. >> they had a mission. and they believed in it. they knew the danger and they accepted it. >> u.s. ambassador to the u.n., susan rice, used intelligence agency's talking points to tie the violence to worldwide protests over an american made anti-islam film. the attack later linked to terrorism and some on capitol hill accused the administration of covering up the truth. though there is no evidence of that. in the midst of that controversy, president obama and governor mitt romney squared off in three debates while both joe biden and paul ryan came out swinging at their one and only vice presidential debated. israeli president benjamin netanyahu addressed the united nations to renew his calls
? campbell's soups give you nutrition, energy, and can help you keep a healthy weight. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. >>> a new russian law has left some families in the united states devastated. wondering if they'll ever again see the children they have been working to adopt and bring home. russian president vladimir putin today signed a controversial law that bans american families from adopting russian children. the law is seen as retaliation for a law president obama signed earlier this month opposing retrictions on human rights abuse in russia. they said, quote, the russian government's politically motivated decision will reduce adoption possibilities for children under institutional care. we're further concerned about statements that adoptions already under way would be stopped and hope the russian government would allow those children who have already met and bonded with their future parents to finish the necessary legal procedures so they can join their families. they say there are 46 children in russia whose adoptions are almost complete and those adoptions now co
in for today and it will send most of the energy from the next systems well to the north of the bay area. we'll see passing clouds throughout the next couple of days. otherwise, we are looking dry and the temperatures will stay cool. even around the state you will see numbers only in the low to mid-50s in the central valley. 53 degrees in sacramento. 55 fresno. 30s into the high country. a ton of snow up there right now if you want to get up there, roads are clear. tonight, very cold air moving in. skies will clear out. overnight lows will be dropping down into the mid- to upper 20s in the north bay valleys. the rest of the bay area cold. these clouds will continue to move on out today. lots of sunshine in the middle of the day and the afternoon. that means a decent day although the temperatures will be cool. highs in the south bay only into the 50s this afternoon. about 54 degrees in san jose. 53 degrees in los gatos. about 52 in redwood city. east bay temperatures going to stay chilly in spots. only about 49 degrees in danville. about 50 degrees in walnut creek. 50 in concord and 51 in val
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phased out for more energy-efficient ones. >>> a new law in australia is banning ladies' nights. is it's part of an effort to tackle binge drinking but some bars found a little hole that says if the deal applies to everyone it's okay. so they might be offering drinks to men. >> despite the last-minute deal settled in the u.s. senate last night, the united states has technically fallen off the fiscal cliff as of now. the house has not voted and the president has not signed anything. why couldn't washington have solved this problem earlier? they have had it for over a year. did it have to be pushed to the very last second? i'm joined by debby dingle and ron myer. does it have to be done like this? >> i think all of us would like to see it not done like this, but i think the reality of what the tax increase would be to 100% of americans, i still think we're going to hear a lost static on the house side before you see that vote. it takes coming down to the wire, unfortunately, too much in washington to get the answer to occur. we're only punting. it's going to make march madness a new defi
energy, buoyant optimism and large faith in themselves in particular. and this is the entrepreneurial type. and these are exactly the characteristics which allow the entrepreneurs to achieve great things and, also, to go broke. this is, fits in this great quote that's in tom's book about a long history of success is the biggest precursor to failure. well, think of what the successful entrepreneur has learned. he's learned that when i have all these helpers around telling me i can't do this, too risky, it'll never work, and i do it anyway and i succeed. so how does he look at all these advisers in the entrepreneur's eyes who want to tell him next time you can't do it? we have to ask ourselves what happens to minsky's dialectic or balance between the entrepreneur and the banker, which i think is such a nice way to think about this, when the entrepreneurs take over the banks? and this is the point minsky was making. so when this entrepreneurial type takes over the bank that's supposed to be the risk-avers, cynical, worried about risk type, well, what do you get? well, you might get a, yo
usefully dedicate our energies and our intelligence is. in order to sustain and nurture the ever evolving culture is of the book. thank you very at. [applause] >> this program is part of the 2012 international summit of the book. for more information, visit loc.gov/international-book -- don't summit. >> who is rob cox? >> he is my deceased uncle who made the decision six months before pearl harbor brought america into world war ii, he made the decision that he wanted to fight the war against them and went to england and enlisted as an officer candidate with the british army. he took with him porphyrins, another man who was a student at harvard who had recently graduated and they were doing what they could to help the cause. saving their liberties against the forces of market fascism. >> he was studying at harvard at the time. what was his life trajectory at that point? >> he liked his four brothers and they had grown up in new jersey together and vermont where his family had had property for quite a long time. several generations. he went to prep school at st. paul's school, where he was
of the nation's concern and energy into iraq was unpardonable. and i felt that it was inept, corrupt and opaque. those were tough years for me, and i was very, very deeply motivated to, if 2008, to see barack obama, this wonderful sort of a surprise really. i couldn't believe our luck that we had gotten such a real person as, to make it through the filter system of our politics. so it meant a lot to me, and i know that it would have meant a huge amount to my father. so, because i think of him often. and so again in 2012 we, kim and i went on the road for obama. we did a, as theresa said earlier, we did about three dozen different events. it was really, restored my faith in the, in the country to see, um, to meet these people who had committed thimses to this re-election -- themselves to this re-election campaign. it was the largest grassroots event that we've ever seen in this country, and the people involved were such, just fundamentally such good people, i felt, that it really meant a lot to me to be involved in it. they were smart, too, the people that handled this campaign. they did it real
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